Murder at Beechwood (A Gilded Newport Mystery)

By Alyssa Maxwell

For Newport, Rhode Island’s excessive society, the summer time of 1896 brings garden events, sailboat races…and homicide.

Having grew to become down the inspiration of Derrick Andrews, Emma pass has no drawing close plans for matrimony—let on my own motherhood. but if she discovers an little one left on her doorstep, she clearly takes the kid into her care. utilizing her impact as a cousin to the Vanderbilts and a society web page reporter for the Newport Observer, Emma launches a discreet look for the baby’s mother.

One of her first stops is a garden celebration at Mrs. Caroline Astor’s Beechwood property. yet an idyllic summer’s day is quickly clouded by way of tragedy. in the course of a sailboat race, fabric tycoon Virgil Monroe falls overboard. There are recommended accusations of foul play—and even Derrick Andrews falls below suspicion. Deepening the intrigue, a telltale slip of lace may perhaps hyperlink the deserted baby to the drowned guy. yet as Emma navigates darkish undercurrents of scandalous indiscretions and violent passions, she’ll have to watch her step to make sure that nobody lowers the growth on her…

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Evan's Gate (Constable Evans Mystery)

By Rhys Bowen

While Constable Evan Evans discovers a gorgeous shephard's cottage within the mountains of Llanfair, Wales, he and his fiancee are extremely joyful. it is just months ahead of their marriage ceremony and they're wanting to start their new existence jointly. The cottage is short of upkeep, so Evan wastes no time ahead of he starts off making much-needed repairs." "It seems, although, that Evan's discovery extends a ways past the wonderful thing about a mountaintop view and a comfy dream-house while he reveals the skeleton of a kid buried within the entrance backyard. His specialist dispositions quickly get the simplest of him, and he can't relaxation till he discovers the identification of the child." The skeleton is a long time outdated, however the discovery eerily coincides with the case of a present-day lacking woman. even though discouraged by way of his fellow detectives, Evan dives into the secret of either lacking little ones. He quickly realizes that if he can remedy the decades-old dying, he simply may possibly discover a the most important perception into the whereabouts of the kid lacking at the moment.

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The Warsaw Anagrams

By Richard Zimler

The "riveting, heartbreaking, inspiring, and clever" (San Francisco Chronicle) old mystery by means of the bestselling writer of The final Kabbalist of Lisbon.

along with his foreign bestseller The final Kabbalist of Lisbon, Richard Zimler first made a reputation as a grasp of ancient thrillers. during this chilling secret, winner of the Marques de Ouro Prize, Zimler has woven a gripping story within the culture of The Shadow of the Wind.

it's autumn, 1940, and the Nazis have sealed 400,000 Jews into the Warsaw Ghetto. Erik Cohen, an aged psychiatrist, strikes right into a tiny residence together with his final final kin. then his liked great-nephew Adam is going lacking and his physique is came across tangled within the barbed cord, unusually mutilated. quickly later on, one other physique turns up, this time a tender woman. may perhaps there be a Jewish traitor luring little ones to their deaths? With an not likely hero and hair-raising suspense, The Warsaw Anagrams is a profoundly relocating and darkly atmospheric mystery.

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Death and the Maiden: A Mrs. Bradley Mystery (Rue Morgue Vintage Mysteries)

By Gladys Mitchell

Rediscover Gladys Mitchell - one of many 'Big 3' woman crime fiction writers along Agatha Christie and Dorothy L. Sayers. while former banana-grower Edris Tidson hears of a potential sighting of a water-naiad he insists that his spouse, her aunt Prissie and Prissie's younger ward Connie, trip with him to Winchester looking for the nymph. As tensions upward push among Connie and Edris, Prissie invitations the popular psychoanalyst, and unrivalled detective, Mrs Bradley to hitch them and unofficially notice Edris and his growing to be obsession. Then younger boys are stumbled on drowned and hypothesis mounts that the naiad is luring them to her deaths. Can Mrs Bradley resolve the mysteries hidden in the river? Opinionated, unconventional, unafraid...If you love Poirot and leave out Marple, you will love Mrs Bradley.

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The Haunting of Torre Abbey

By Carole Elizabeth Buggé

"Watson, do you think in ghosts?"

With this query, Sherlock Holmes shatters the calm of a quiet night of their London flat and, with Dr. John Watson at his aspect, embarks upon a very unusual case. Holmes has acquired a request for reduction from Lord Charles Cary, whose kinfolk is apparently being threatened via ghosts in and round the kin manor. The manor is Torre Abbey, a twelfth-century monastery in Torquay, Devon, and it has a protracted historical past of hauntings. whereas skeptical of the supernatural, Holmes does think that the Cary kinfolk is in danger-a trust which proves to be horrifyingly exact whilst, presently when they arrive at Torre Abbey, a loved ones member dies all of sudden, mysteriously, and doubtless of fright. As unusual sightings and perilous apparitions develop into nearly normal, Holmes needs to discover the secrets and techniques of the haunted abbey and the relatives that lives there if he's to have any wish of shielding the dwelling and avenging the useless. In a case that taxes his wits, and turns out past the succeed in of his ordinary equipment, Holmes needs to grapple together with his most dangerous and unforgiving foe. "Bugge's cautious interval descriptions catch the trimmings and incidentals of Conan Doyle's novel"         - Publishers Weekly

 "Bugge does a compelling and life like activity of bringing Holmes and Watson again to lifestyles. She deals a classy plot, the beautiful surroundings of the Victorian lodge, and lots more and plenty interesting info on ghosts, seances, and medieval English heritage. Her brisk plot and concise prose are a welcome reduction from many Holmes re-creations, which too frequently cave in lower than the load of over the top interval element and unwieldy language. recommend this one to Holmes buffs who beloved Nicholas Meyer's tackle the sleuth within the deerstalker hat."
- John Rowe, Booklist

"As together with her first Holmes novel (see THE big name OF INDIA), Carole Bugge captures the essence of the period in her newest story, THE HAUNTING OF TORRE ABBEY. the tale line is agreeable and lovers of the good detective will enjoy a go back to the well-known moors. although from time to time, Ms. Bugge permits her love for Watson and Holmes to permeate the story, either charcaters are good designed and remain inside Arthur Conan Doyle's blueprint. Readers who savor extra novels starring Holmes and Watson will locate Ms. Bugge's homage a triumph."
- Harriet Klausner

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Revelation: A Matthew Shardlake Tudor Mystery (Matthew Shardlake Mysteries)

By C. J. Sansom

The Matthew Shardlake Tudor secret sequence keeps with this fourth suspenseful installment via the bestselling writer of Winter in Madrid and DominionIn 1543, whereas Tudor England is abuzz with King Henry VIII's wooing of woman Catherine Parr, Matthew Shardlake is operating to protect a teenage boy, a spiritual enthusiast being held within the notorious Bedlam clinic for the insane. Then, while an outdated buddy is murdered, Shardlake's look for the killer leads him again not just to Bedlam but additionally to Catherine Parr-and the darkish prophecies of the booklet of Revelation.

Hailed as a "virtuoso functionality" (The Denver Post) and "historical fiction writing at its top" (The Tampa Tribune), Revelation is a must-read for enthusiasts of Hilary Mantel, Margaret George, and Philippa Gregory.

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Faithful Unto Death (A Sugar Land Mystery)

By Stephanie Jaye Evans

Everything appears excellent in Sugar Land, Texas. yet it’s now not.

No one is familiar with that greater than Walker “Bear” Wells, a former collage soccer participant now serving as a minister during this upscale Texas city, the place well-known athletes combine with ranchers and the neighborhood parish priest desires to arm strive against. It’s a stunning master-planned neighborhood, yet humans can’t be held to local regulations, and endure bargains day-by-day with emotional and non secular difficulties, in either his flock and his family.

But by no means homicide. now not until eventually a guy is located lifeless at the close by golfing path, his cranium overwhelmed.

Bear has little interest in enjoying detective. His activity is praying for the useless, now not trying to find their killers. yet each time he turns round, one other aspect of the research tangles together with his personal life…like the truth that the murdered man’s son—and a first-rate suspect—is presently relationship his personal rebellious teenage daughter.

He made a promise to do definitely the right factor. yet keep­ing offers can be what resulted in murder...

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Killing Paparazzi

Nina 0 is a lady who draws hassle. severe difficulty of the guns-a-blazing, knife within the again kind. After serving a jail sentence for single-handedly blowing up LAX airport - by means of mistake - she unearths on her unencumber that the area simply will not permit her to steer an easy lifestyles. The "electrifying" death of heavy steel crew dying Row in a resort hot-tub offers Nina the chance to release a brand new occupation as a paparazza - yet all too quickly the shine of her glamorous activity starts off to tarnish with the chilling attention that somebody is killing la' paparazzi.

While the corpses of her festival pile up round L.A. Nina takes it upon herself to trace down the killer, changing into prey for either the police and the assassin. whereas trying to find the killer she manages to squeeze in an off-the-wall eco-friendly card marriage ceremony, a visitor visual appeal at the docu-soap, Meat Wagon, and a walk-on half in a longstanding kinfolk feud. At turns hilarious and exciting, with a speed as quick because the paparazzi's flashbulb, Killing Paparrazi isn't any basic journey down the purple carpet.

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